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pharez in the Bible

breach, the elder of the twin sons of Judah (Gen. 38:29). From him the royal line of David sprang (Ruth 4:18-22). "The chief of all the captains of the host" was of the children of Perez (1 Chr. 27:3; Matt. 1:3).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • pharez started from his slumbers, and rushed into the chamber.

    Alroy Benjamin Disraeli
  • He jumped from the couch, called to pharez, and seized her by both hands.

    Alroy Benjamin Disraeli
  • pharez led the Caliph to a couch, on which Alroy lay pale and trembling.

    Alroy Benjamin Disraeli
  • Miss Glover, having opened the book with closed eyes, began to read: The sons of pharez!

    Mrs. Craddock W. Somerset Maugham

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